Down on Virginia and La Loma

Cloyne Court co-op. Photo: Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association.

Long walks and Counting Crows songs opened a door to a secret Berkeley not many people knew.

Step out the front door like a ghost into the fog where no one notices the contrast of white on white.

I walk in the air between the rain, through myself and back again. Where? I don’t know.

At the intersection of Virginia Street and La Loma Avenue in Berkeley. Photo from Google street view.

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